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The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear – and donating to your local food bank

As winter approaches and the effects of coronavirus continue to trap people in poverty, food banks in the Trussell Trust network are forecast to give out a staggering six emergency food parcels every minute. So we’re really grateful to local people, families, schools, churches and businesses who are getting in touch already to find out […]

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Helping local people this Harvest

During the pandemic, we’ve seen the need for our food bank more than double. During lockdown we supported more than 1200 local households – 7 in 10 of whom had never had to use the Foodbank before. We’ve created a very short film for schools about it that you may like to watch and share. […]

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Get help to weather the storm

  Local charities seeing a surge in need have created a campaign to raise awareness of crisis help available for people facing hardship from Wandsworth Council. The campaign urges local people whose income doesn’t cover the cost of essentials to #GetHelpToWeatherTheStorm. The campaign highlights that residents with No Recourse to Public Funds, working families and […]

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Making cotton face masks

A lovely lady dropped off some beautifully made face masks for us to put in the food parcels for our guests just at the time we had called for any keen sewers who might liked to make some. Why not try making some cotton face masks for yourselves and for us to put in the guest […]

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Wandsworth Foodbank sees record spike in need as coronavirus pandemic unfolds

WANDSWORTH FOODBANK REPORTS RECORD SPIKE IN NEED AS THE STORM OF CORONAVIRUS HITS OUR BOROUGH Wandsworth Foodbank saw a staggering 135% increase in need for emergency food during the last two weeks of March 2020, compared to the same period in 2019, as the coronavirus pandemic continued to unfold[1]. This includes a shocking 145% increase […]

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Useful information for Wandsworth and surrounding boroughs

We want to be as helpful as possible during this Coronavirus crisis, so we thought a page with useful information all in one place would be a good idea. Wandsworth Foodbank provides emergency food and support to people locked in poverty. Our foodbank works using a voucher referral system. Find out more about through our website about […]

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We’re switching to home delivery only of emergency food from Monday 30 March

From Monday 30 March we’re switching our food bank service to home delivery only. This temporary measure is so we can continue to provide emergency food to people in financial crisis, in as safe a way as possible. Although our five food bank centres in Battersea, Putney, Southfields and Tooting will be closed, people can still be referred to […]

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Coronavirus & changes to how we’re operating: 17 March 2020

We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with compassion, dignity and respect, and that no-one should have to use a food bank to survive.  Until food banks are no longer needed, we’re committed to being here to help you. We’re taking seriously our responsibility to ensure that all visitors, volunteers and staff at the […]

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Last date for donation drop-offs – Tue 17th Dec 11am

The last date to drop-off food donations is Tue 17th December 2019 11am.  Thank you so much to all who have donated to Wandsworth Foodbank this year and especially this winter. We are now running out of storage space and can no-longer accept food donations. If you would still like to give to help people who […]

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Nine Elms Giant Advent Calendar 2019

Nine Elms Arts Ministry, an emerging community exploring the arts, spirituality and social justice, have organised a wonderful Giant Advent Calendar trail around the Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms development area. Download the full calendar of openings, trails and walks! As well as creating this lovely family event Nine Elms Arts Ministry are wanting to […]

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